- transference of force between machines or mechanisms, often with changes of torque and speed.
- a compact, enclosed unit of gears or the like for this purpose, as in an automobile.
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Education controls the transmission of values and molds the spirit before dominating the soul.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They seemed a little creepy to me, particular the song “Transmission.”Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs|Allen Barra|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These people believe education about HIV transmission mitigates the fears that performers carry.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, an enormous amount is known about Ebola and its transmission.New York & New Jersey’s Ebola Quarantines Are an Insane Overreaction|Kent Sepkowitz|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There have been few credible studies linking the transmission of the virus between animals and humans.The Dog is Dead—And We’ll Never Know if He Had Ebola|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Europe, the birthplace of the three-phase system, it has failed to displace continuous current for transmission work.Electric Transmission of Water Power|Alton D. Adams
Education is not an object, it is a 'transmission' or an 'inheritance.'Gilbert Keith Chesterton|Patrick Braybrooke
The brute obeys law unwittingly in the sustenance and transmission of life.The Things Which Remain|Daniel A. Goodsell
The transmission of culture was thus an easy matter, in spite of social gradations.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
The transmission of newspapers in Germany is a government monopoly: it belongs to the post.Saunterings in and about London|Max Schlesinger